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Imperial Yellow Special Lot

Origin: Hunan Province

$15.00

Yellow Teas are relatively rare in the west, which is a shame because they can be absolutely delicious. Their genius lies in a time-consuming process where green tea leaves are sealed in paper or cloth for a number of days — called sealed yellowing (闷黄); cell walls grow more porous and this reduces some of the grassy notes characteristic of many green teas. Yellow teas are made in a couple regions in China, and notably in Hunan where this tea was produced.

This tea brew is crystal clear, sweet and mellow with charming notes of apple — a bit like a Darjeeling, and just as truly fabulous. 

We imported this as a special lot, and are selling in numbered tins. Get some today, it's just divine. 

 

Yellow Tea Brewing Instructions

Please see our Brewing Guidelines for more information.

Interested in purchasing more than a pound? We are always happy to partner with like-minded tea lovers to sell wholesale organic teas, perfect for restaurants, cafes, and bakeries.

Customer Reviews

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Imperial Yellow Special Lot

Great smooth flavorful tea - something really special.

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B.W.
5/5

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J.B.
Great, great tea

More like a black than a green, but certainly less nutty/roasty than a full-on black. Has some of that raw puer essence to it in leaf color. Finished my first box and ordered a second.

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C.Z.
5/5

Imperial Yellow Special Lot

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E.G.
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